War in pictures.

  • 256 Pages
  • 1.33 MB
  • English

Odhams , London
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18786941M

Oh, you might be thinking, another book of the American Civil War in pictures - time to trot out all of the same old images.

Well, not so much as far as I can tell. I am not an expert in this time period by any means, but I have read and perused hundreds of books on the subject/5(2). Richard Holmes was one of the UK's leading military historians. As well as being the General Editor of the Oxford Companion to Military History, he presented several documentary series for the books include World War II in Photographs (Carlton), D-Day Remembered (Carlton), The Napoleonic Wars Experience in the Carlton “Experience” series, as well as Tommy: The War in pictures.

book /5(13). This book covers all of the first conflict of the twentieth century with brilliant pictures for the Imperial War Museum in London, England. The pictures are awe-inspiring and shows the damage and power of war.

This book is puncuated with expert essays by war scolar Richard Holmes which fills in the action and behind-the-picture dialogue perfect Cited by: 1. This book is one of a set of three volumes of contemporary photographs published during World War II; I had previously found volumes II and III from other sources.

It is of great historical interest and affords an insight into the major events of War in pictures. book s as they appeared in news reports to 5/5(1). This book looks at the First War in pictures. book War from a largely British perspective, based upon almost photographs from the archives of Mirrorpix.

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A pictorial history of the Second World War, some rare photos and sketches contained in this scarce book. THIRD YEAR. The six volume set of The War in Pictures.

Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and blindstamped boards. A well known set of books documenting the second world war in black and white photographs.

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